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Securities Credit Derivatives

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- U.S. regulators joined their European counterparts on Thursday and granted some last-minute relief on a swaps rule, after the derivatives industry said it was overwhelmed with record-keeping requirements by the rule coming online next week aimed at driving down risk in the financial system. The country's banking regulators- the Federal...

  • LONDON, Feb 23- Germany is not worried by the strong demand for its short-dated government bonds but would be willing to issue extra debt if it saw signs of a squeeze that made futures contracts difficult to fulfill, a spokeswoman for its debt office said. The European Central Bank's bond-buying program and upcoming regulatory changes have helped drive...

  • TOKYO, Feb 23- Japanese government bonds firmed on Thursday, after better-than-expected demand at an auction of 20- year JGBs. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield inched down 0.5 bp to 0.075 percent, while 10- year JGB futures were up 0.13 point at 150.21 in afternoon trade, lifted from their morning session close of 150.16 by the auction results.

  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Japanese government bonds edged lower on Monday, though yields were still well shy of recent highs after the Bank of Japan's move last week to keep rising superlong rates in check. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield rose 1 basis point to 0.090 percent, while 10- year JGB futures finished down 0.07 point at 149.85. "It's a quiet market, currently," compared to...

  • TOKYO, Feb 3- The Bank of Japan offered to buy benchmark 10- year Japanese government bonds in a special operation on Friday, sending JGB futures higher and the 10- year yield falling from its session high. The BOJ offered to buy benchmark 10- year JGBs at a yield of 0.110 percent. The central bank said the JGB buying operation was aimed at keeping the 10- year yield at...

  • *C.bank injects 245.5 bln yuan via MLF. SHANGHAI, Jan 24- China's central bank raised interest rates on a key funding tool, the medium-term lending facility, on Tuesday in its latest bid to cut debt levels and bolster financial stability. China's benchmark bond futures prices fell at the end of the trading day on the higher rates, as the People's Bank of China also...

  • TOKYO, Jan 19- Japanese government bond prices fell on Thursday, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signalled faster interest rates than markets had been anticipating and as an auction of five-year JGBs drew tepid demand. The price of the 10- year JGB futures dropped 0.23 point to 150.09, marking their biggest fall since Dec. 15. The bearish mood...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 9- Post-trade provider the Depository Trust& Clearing Corporation will use blockchain technology this year to rebuild its platform that processes $11 trillion worth of credit default swaps, as Wall Street intensifies efforts to take advantage of the emerging technology. It expects the new blockchain-enabled Trade Information Warehouse to go...

  • TOKYO, Dec 27- Japanese government bonds wavered in narrow ranges on Tuesday, underpinned by decent demand at a two-year auction but lacking incentives as trade waned in the final days of the year. The benchmark 10- year yield edged up 0.5 basis point to 0.060 percent, while 10- year JGB futures finished up 0.01 point at 149.82. The Ministry of Finance offered 2.3...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. "Treasuries are likely to be up in price, down in yield, as a result of the referendum as a" safe haven "investment with the dollar already up significantly versus the Euro," said Mark Grant, Chief Strategist and Managing Director at Hilltop Securities. "Italy is a G7 country and third largest economy in euro zone and with a weak and troubled banking...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. Treasury futures prices rose on Sunday after Italian voters were seen rejecting a change to the country's constitution, which was designed to hasten the legislative process. President-elect Donald Trump's policies and higher oil prices would stoke inflation, which erodes bond prices.

  • U.S. 10- YEAR TREASURY NOTE FUTURES PRICES RISE 0.35 PCT AFTER TRADING REOPENS FOLLOWING ITALIAN REFERENDUM.

  • Nov 18- Speculators were more bullish on U.S. 10- year Treasury note futures earlier this week following a brutal bond market sell-off on inflation worries, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. Traders have been nervous about rising inflation following Donald Trump's stunning U.S. presidential win on Nov. 8.

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- Japanese government bonds edged down on Monday, taking their cue from U.S. Treasuries, with benchmark 10- year JGB futures and cash bonds creeping down to their lowest levels since Sept. 21. The 10- year yield has traded in negative territory since the Bank of Japan announced its current monetary policy on Sept. 21: to guide the 10- year yield around zero...

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- Japanese government bonds edged down on Monday, taking their cue from U.S. Treasuries, with benchmark 10- year JGB futures and cash bonds creeping down to their lowest levels since Sept. 21. The 10- year yield has traded in negative territory since the Bank of Japan announced its current monetary policy on Sept. 21: to guide the 10- year yield around zero...

  • The top 3 safe haven assets this election season

    Asian credit derivatives, the Japanese yen and Asian government bonds are safe haven assets investors should look to, says UBS AM's Hayden Briscoe.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Goldman Sachs Group Inc has settled a 2011 lawsuit claiming the investment bank fraudulently induced a bond insurer to guarantee payments on the doomed Abacus collateralized debt obligation ahead of the financial crisis. ACA Financial Guaranty Corp claimed Goldman and the hedge fund headed by John Paulson tricked it into insuring the CDO,...

  • TOKYO, Oct 31- Japanese government bonds mostly edged slightly higher on Monday, while JGB futures marked their lowest monthly trading volume in nearly 14 years for the first full month of the Bank of Japan's latest easing strategy of yield curve control. BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has recently suggested that there will be no further stimulus measures from...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 24- Chinese ten-year treasury futures for December delivery sold off on Monday by the most since August, as investors took profits after a sharp run-up in government debt and traders eyed tighter liquidity as a result of suspected currency market intervention to support the yuan. Xia Haojie, bond futures analyst at Guosen Futures, said the market...

  • *China's debt load growing, especially in the corporate sector. SHANGHAI, Sept 23- New rules published in China on Friday on credit default swaps were met with skepticism about how effective the hedging tool would be in addressing the country's growing debt risks. The rules were published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market...